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Celtics' Jayson Tatum has simple plan for NBA All-Star Skills Challenge

Celtics' Jayson Tatum has simple plan for NBA All-Star Skills Challenge

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum will defend his title at the 2020 NBA All-Star Skills Challenge in Chicago on Saturday night, and it could be his last appearance in the competition.

After scoring 39 points in a thrilling, double-overtime win over the Los Angeles Clippers, Tatum spoke to TNT and shared his thoughts on the one All-Star Saturday event he's participating in.

Tatum beat Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young in the final of last season's Skills Challenge, making him the first Celtics player to win the event since it was introduced in 2003. Only three players -- Steve Nash, Dwyane Wade and Damian Lillard -- have won the competition multiple times. Lillard is the only player to win it in back-to-back years.

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The Celtics star also will be in Sunday night's NBA All-Star Game as a member of Team LeBron. It's Tatum's first career All-Star appearance, and he'll actually be playing against Celtics teammate Kemba Walker, who is starting on Team Giannis.

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Celtics' Enes Kanter posts hilarious, spot-on Tacko Fall impression

Celtics' Enes Kanter posts hilarious, spot-on Tacko Fall impression

Enes Kanter remains on top of his TikTok game.

The Boston Celtics center took a break from eating marshmallows off a treadmill to share his hysterical impression of teammate Tacko Fall.

Watch his latest masterpiece below:


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That's about as accurate as it gets.

As much as it seems Kanter is making the most of quarantine life, he's itching to get back onto the court. He recently expressed concern about the NBA season potentially getting cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, which especially would be crushing since the C's are in the mix for a title.

You can hear more from Kanter in the latest episode of "The Enes Kanter Show" below:

Former Celtics star Paul Pierce wants in on virtual game of HORSE

Former Celtics star Paul Pierce wants in on virtual game of HORSE

A virtual game of HORSE? The NBA certainly is trying to get creative amid the coronavirus outbreak.

The NBA and ESPN are working on televising a HORSE competition involving "several high-profile players," according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The competitors would take shots from their home gyms and have to match those of other players. 

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Will one of those "high-profile players" be former Boston Celtics star Paul Pierce? It's possible, and he wants in on the competition.

The 10-time All-Star actually could make a splash in the competition -- he shot 44.5 percent from the field and 36.8 percent from beyond the arc in his 19-year NBA career. 

If the 42-year-old ends up competing in the competition, the only thing going against him would be his age. However, if he's anything like Tom Brady then he'll be just fine. 

With the NBA season on pause due to the COVID-19 outbreak, a HORSE competition could be pretty fun to watch.